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SGT. JOHN ALCOCK (d. 1671/5) of York
John Alcock died between 1671 and 6 Jul 1675. He married Elizabeth Unknown. [Ref]
John Alcock purchased a homestead at Georgiana (York) from William Hooke on 16 Jun 1643. [Ref] On 30 Jun 1647 he was sued by Edward Godfrey on behalf of Sir Fernando Gorges for a debt of £50. He acknowleded owing this and the suit was dismissed. [Ref] He was on the grand jury in 1649. [Ref] He signed the submission of Maine at York in 1652. [Ref] In 1656 he was granted land in Georgiana. [Ref] He was chosen sargeant of the train band of York in 1659. [Ref] He had town grants in the bordering town of Kittery in 1659 and 1669. [Ref] In 1671, as an early settler of York, he received 210 acres there. [Ref] On 6 Jul 1675 administration on his estate was granted to his eldest son Joseph Alcock, Rev. Shubal Dummer and Richard Banks. [Ref]
Children of John Alcock and Elizabeth Unknown:
Parents: John Alcock and Elizabeth Unknown
Sarah Alcock married first John Giddings of Ipswich. [Ref] She married second, as his second wife, Henry Herrick about 1692. [Ref] Henry, the son of Henry Herrick and Edith Laskin, was baptised on 16 Jan 1639/40 in the First Church in Salem. [Ref] He married first Lydia Unknown about 1633. [Ref]
Sarah Giddings received £31 20s. from her father John Alock's estate. [Ref]
Anderson, Robert Charles, The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Vol. 7, Boston, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2003.
Banks, Charles, "The Alcock Family of Maine," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 36, 1882, 400.
Banks, Charles, "The Bank(e)s Family of Maine," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 44, 1890, 258.
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